With two days to go until the next Presidential debate Hofstra University is buzzing. The school’s basketball arena is being transformed into a debate hall, where locals will get to question the Presidential candidates.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is on the stump, campaigning for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in the key battleground state of Ohio for a few days.
Gov. Christie, who delivered the keynote address at the Republican National Convention, said Romney’s experience as governor of Massachusetts gives him an advantage.
A recent poll shows most people expect the President to win suggesting momentum from Obama, but Christie said he doesn’t buy it.
In recent months, the billionaire mayor has regularly mentioned the number of people who do not pay federal income tax when asked about the amount of taxes wealthy Americans pay. The independent mayor has repeatedly said everyone should contribute something.
The billionaire independent mayor did not address whether he is better off than he was four years ago, but spoke broadly about the city’s economy.
Democrats and supporters are flocking to Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the Democratic National Convention, which begins Tuesday.
Westport First Selectman Gordon Joseloff said he knows from experience not to expect reimbursement for security costs during a private presidential visit, but pointed out the president raised $2 million for his re-election campaign when he visited a couple weeks ago.
As speculation continues to grow over who Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will choose as his running mate, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani weighed in on who he thinks is qualified for the job.
In a new Rolling Stone interview, Hank Williams, Jr. thanks ESPN for his career resurgence and says President Obama is “the worst” and “hates America.”
A committee of university presidents approved a plan for a four-team playoff put forward by commissioners of the top football conferences.
It’s a day for pride in Manhattan. The 43rd LGBT Pride March — also known as the Heritage of Pride March and the Gay Pride Parade — began at noon at 5th Avenue and 36th Street.
“I’ve always thought it as something that was still holding the country back,” Jay-Z said, referencing the fact that same-sex marriage is not recognized nationwide.
Some students who take out federally-subsidized loans are asking Washington lawmakers to block a rate increase scheduled to take place this July.
The United States Secret Service said 11 agents have been placed on leave, caught with prostitutes ahead of a presidential visit. Congressman Pete King said he can’t remember another incident like this involving a group of Secret Service agents.